GPS Episode 58: God of War, Valve Buys Campo Santo, Destiny 2 Warmind

GPS is available on all podcast services including Stitcher, iTunes, Apple Podcasts, Castbox, and all RSS feed. Episode 58 of our gaming podcast, The Gamer Pros Show (GPS), is now live! This week we are having our first in-depth discussion about God of War, which stands as one of PS4’s best exclusives. It’s amazing to see what this franchiseContinue reading “GPS Episode 58: God of War, Valve Buys Campo Santo, Destiny 2 Warmind”

Valve Acquires Campo Santo, Indie Developers of Firewatch

In a post on Campo Santo’s development blog, the company announced that they will be joining Valve. Campo Santo’s post strongly projects a reliable alliance between the two companies, with constant reassurance that these companies are a great match for one another. Valve has been absent in game development and publishing, having placed their attention on managing Steam. ThisContinue reading “Valve Acquires Campo Santo, Indie Developers of Firewatch”

Firewatch is coming to Nintendo Switch some time soon

Campo Santo posted on their blog that Firewatch will definitely be coming to the Nintendo Switch, but there is no firm release date. However, they mentioned that it will be sometime “soon”. They are reworking the technology and rebuilding the world of Firewatch to give the best experience on the Switch. They state, “Nearly everyoneContinue reading “Firewatch is coming to Nintendo Switch some time soon”

In the Valley of the Gods is the New Game from Campo Santo

A new game from Campo Santo, the developer of Firewatch, called In The Valley of the Gods was revealed at The Game Awards 2017. The game takes place in the desert, most likely Egypt, and appears to revolve around treasure hunting. In the lengthy trailer, we see the protagonists exploring buried temples to uncover what appears toContinue reading “In the Valley of the Gods is the New Game from Campo Santo”

Firewatch Review (PS4)

It is not very often that video games are completely grounded in reality. Rarely are we presented with games that do not feature unrealistic violence, magic and science fiction, or an ass-kicking protagonist. Campo Santo‘s Firewatch is quite the contrary, grounded completely in humble reality. It is a refreshing change of pace and a prime exampleContinue reading “Firewatch Review (PS4)”

Most Anticipated Games of 2016, Part One: Firewatch

Toward the end of 2015, I was already amped up and ready for the long list of promising 2016 games.  There’s no doubt that 2015 was one of the greatest in recent years for gaming, but I began to fall out of touch with many of the massive open-world games.  This year has me soContinue reading “Most Anticipated Games of 2016, Part One: Firewatch”

Storytelling in Games: How Much is Too Much?

Any modern gamer knows that story has become an important element in video games.  A good story enriches the experience of playing a game by adding more emotional investment and context to the world.  Similar to the way we are invested in the characters of a television show or novel, we get attached to videoContinue reading “Storytelling in Games: How Much is Too Much?”